MICHAEL S. ZARIN
Wellfleet Investments LLC assists individuals, families, companies and institutions with their investments. We encourage discussion of our special programs for families with substantial assets derived from the sale or monetization of businesses or otherwise. Our clients derive significant benefit from our long established relationships with leading professionals and several of the world’s outstanding investment firms. Cost effectiveness for clients is an important objective.
Wellfleet Investments’ activities also include structuring and placing financing for private and public enterprises; institutional and retail investments and selected mutual funds; and project financing for electric generation and other major industrial facilities. Current interests include hydrogen related research and development.
Wellfleet Investments is a member of the FINRA (Financial Industry Regulatory Authority) and the Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC).
Michael S. Zarin, President
Prior to founding Wellfleet Investments, Mike Zarin was at various times Vice President and Manager of the New York public finance office of a major commercial bank, an investment banker (limited partner of a major Wall Street firm) and head of The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Finance Division, Law Department.
He also is directly responsible for the development and documentation of billions of dollars of public and private project financings. One of those projects was the World Trade Center. He has served as an advisor to the Debt and Fiscal Policy Committee of the Government Finance Officers Association and initiated the Association’s Disclosure Guidelines for Municipal Securities, arbitration panel chair for the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, Chairman of the Law Committee of the International Bridge, Tunnel & Turnpike Association and participated in the President’s Private Sector Study on Cost Control. His articles on public finance and municipal bonds have appeared in The Bond Buyer and other publications. As a Great Neck School Board Trustee he acted to raise the school district’s financial rating from Baa to Aa. He initiated the Endowment Fund, served as chair of the Investment Committee and is an honorary trustee of Temple Beth-El of Great Neck, and has been a member of the Investment Committee of the Institute for Student Achievement , and chair of the Investment Committee of the Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. He has participated in many other local activities, including preservation of the water supply, service as president of a community group that developed housing for seniors and the handicapped, director of the Kimmel Housing Development Foundation, trustee of two philanthropic foundations and on the board of the Great Neck Chamber of Commerce.
Mike is a director of the Boscov’s Department Store chain and of several entrepreneurial firms including HSM Systems, Inc., a Canadian research and development corporation. He is a graduate of Dartmouth College, Columbia Law School and the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program.